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spotlight magazine Jul 2021 portraiture & celebrity photography
Michael has been working throughout the pandemic, be it his own personal work focusing on his kids and community or commissions that continued to happen during the lockdowns.
He has now been the photographer for BBC's Later with Jools Holland for four series and this has brought some exciting new portraits. Commercial work has seen Michael recently finish a commission for Facebook.
Michael is always happy to chat through a brief so please feel free to get in touch. Michael is also currently looking for representation in the USA and Europe.
showcase magazine Sep 2020 united kingdom issue 810
Michael Leckie Portrait and Lifestlye Photographers
Michael Leckie is a photographer who specialises in people within portraiture and lifestyle for advertising and publications. He regularly photographs for some of the biggest brands and publications in the UK and Europe.
Michael has been dealing with lockdown in his own creative way, producing a number of personal projects that can be seen on his Instagram.
He has also spent the recent weeks building new imagery for his portfolio. Michael is always up for a chat and introducing himself to new potential clients and being part of exciting projects.
spotlight magazine Jul 2020 portraiture & celebrity photography
The six months before lockdown had seen Michael photograph some of the biggest icons in the world, from Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood to Harry Styles and Sir David Attenborough. Travelling internationally for cover shoots with Antonio Banderas and still finding time to do some personal work.
Lockdown during the pandemic has brought its own challenges for everyone. Michael tried to stay busy and creative by having fun with some personal projects for Instagram. Being as positive as always, Michael is looking forward to what might be in store for the rest of 2020, with the difficulties we all face in the next year there is still the ability to create and produce stunning work.
showcase magazine May 2019 london issue 753
Michael Leckie Portraiture and Lifestyle Photographers
Michael Leckie is a London-based photographer working in advertising, marketing and publishing. His clients range from daily, weekly and monthly publishers to big brand advertising/marketing agencies.
Michael’s work is people-based, be it portrait or lifestyle imagery. He always seems to get the relaxed atmosphere going during the shoot and getting the best out of the subject while focused as to what is required for the brief. His style uses the composition and structure around subjects on location and colour in the studio. Michael’s images are fun, relaxed and have space.
Recent clients include The Sunday Times Magazine, The Guardian and Huawei.
spotlight magazine Mar 2019 portraiture & celebrity photography
Michael Leckie is originally from Belfast and has been working as a commercial portrait and lifestyle photographer in the UK for over a decade, shooting the likes of Damon Albarn from Blur, Tina Turner, Amanda Holden, and many more for national weekend magazines or commercial clients.
Michael’s work can regularly be seen on the cover of magazines or as part of a campaign for a brand. His wide range of clients has seen him work with top celebrities as well as important figures in government. He is as comfortable and excited about photographing people in the spotlight as he is unknowns.
He recently photographed an immersive series of images on recycling used coffee beans that included a series of portraits, and is preparing for some very exciting new projects.
Michael is currently looking for international and European representation.